Duke University’s OLV managed a near-50% increase on 2017’s spinout tally in a year where its businesses generated $526m in capital.
IP Group recorded a $24m loss in a period when the firm also restructured its business following the acquisition of Touchstone Innovations.
Investment analysis January to June 2018
University of New Mexico tempted all 11 new spinouts in 2017-18 to remain in the state, a marked improvement on the four companies that chose to remain during the previous year.
Irish institutions have spun out fewer businesses and awarded fewer licences, options and assignments than in previous years.
The commercialisation firm recovered from an $18.2m loss in 2016 by acquiring Touchstone Innovations, and opening a division focused on Australia and New Zealand.
Cambridge Innovation Capital has released the numbers for its performance during the first half of the financial year, boasting a rise in its portfolio's fair value to $116m.